Marcos Freitas

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Marcos Freitas
Full name Marcos André Sousa da Silva Freitas[1]
Nationality Portuguese
Born (1988-04-08) 8 April 1988 (age 28)
Funchal, Madeira, Portugal[1]
Playing style Offensive, middle distance[2]
Highest ranking 8 (April 2015)[2]
Current ranking 13 (April 2016)[3]
Club AS Pontoise-Cergy TT
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)[2]
Weight 74 kg (163 lb)[2]

Marcos André Sousa da Silva Freitas (born 8 April 1988) is a European Champion table tennis player from Portugal.

He participated at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing where he got knocked out in the Round of 64. In the same year he won the bronze medal in the men's doubles at the European Championship with Tiago Apolónia. Three years later at the 2011 Table Tennis European Championships he went on to win the gold medal with his doubles partner Andrej Gaćina. In 2012 he took part on his second Olympics, reaching the Round of 32 in the singles and the quarterfinals in the team event with Tiago Apolónia and João Monteiro.[1][4] In June 2015, he competed in the inaugural European Games, for Portugal in table tennis, more specifically, Men's team with João Geraldo and Tiago Apolonia. He earned a gold medal. At the European Championships 2015 he won Silver in the Singles Event.

Since 2012 Marcos Freitas lives in Schwechat and practices at the Werner Schlager Academy.


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  1. ^ a b c "Marcos Freitas Bio, Stats and Results". Sports Reference. Retrieved 22 April 2014. 
  2. ^ a b c d "Marcos Freitas Biography". International Table Tennis Federation. Retrieved 22 April 2014. 
  3. ^ "Marcos Freitas Ranking History". International Table Tennis Federation. Retrieved 20 April 2015. 
  4. ^ "Marcos Freitas Results History". International Table Tennis Federation. Retrieved 22 April 2012. 

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